Chemistry Quiz & Quiz Questions

Use this Mentimeter Chemistry Quiz template in your next Chemistry class, or have a look at Chemistry trivia below.

Chemistry Quiz

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Chemistry Trivia

If you were looking for more questions and ideas well then we have some good news for you! We have plenty of multiple choice and short answer questions here for your students and your next quiz.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT a group on the periodic table?

  • Halogens
  • Metalloid
  • Pre-transition metal
  • Alkali metal

2. What is the chemical formula for glucose?

  • C6H12O6
  • CaCo3
  • C2H2

3. Which of the following is NOT TRUE of a catalyst?

  • Lowers the pressure needed for a chemical reaction
  • Lowers the temperature needed for a chemical reaction
  • It is consumed during a chemical reaction
  • It is not consumed during a chemical reaction

4. Which of the following is a strong acid?

  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Sulfurous acid
  • Sulfuric acid

5. Which of these is a physical property of alkali metals?

  • Soft 
  • Hard
  • Dense

6. The presence of what can cause hardness of water?

  • Phosphate
  • Calcium
  • Sodium

7. What does the conservation of energy state?

  • Energy cannot be created nor destroyed
  • Energy must always be transferred
  • The total energy of the universe is never constant

8. Who performed the first oil drop experiment?

  • Mario Molina
  • Amedeo Avogadro
  • Robert Millikan

Extra Questions

9. How many Diatomic elements are there?

10. What is the SI unit of temperature?

11. Name the process which decomposes a substance when electric current is passed through it. 

12. What did a mass spectrometer help discover? 

13. The kinetic theory of matter states that ___ _____ consists of many, very _____ particles which are ______ moving or in a ______ of motion.

14. True or False: Sublimation is the conversion between the solid and the gaseous phases of matter, with no intermediate liquid stage.

15. What is the heaviest gas?

16. What are the electrons in the outer shell of an atom called?

17. What is the difference between a cation and an anion?

18. What are the two types of mixtures?.

19. True or False: Matter is anything that takes up space and has mass.

20. What is the most abundant element in the universe? 


1. Pre-transition metal

2. C6H12O6

3. It is consumed during a chemical reaction

4. Sulfuric acid

5. Soft

6. Calcium

7. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed

8. Robert Millikan

9. 7

10. Kelvin

11. Electrolysis

12. Isotopes

13. That all matter consists of many, very small particles which are constantly moving or in a continual state of motion

14. True

15. Radon

16. Valence electrons

17. Cations have a positive charge and anions have a negative charge

18. Homogeneous and heterogeneous

19. True 

20. Hydrogen

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